Dippenhall, Hampshire, GU10
- Impressive country backdrop
- Far reaching south facing views
- Outdoor pool, pool house/party barn & tennis court
- Over 10 acres of grounds
- Planning permission to build a new house of circa 10,000sqft
- Spectacular rural setting close to Farnham
- EPC Rating = E
Upper Farm is a significant family home occupying an incredible private, elevated position. The house and range of outbuildings offer flexible overall space exceeding 7,000 sq ft and sits in private grounds over 10 acres.
Upper Farm has been built to take into account the impressive country backdrop and the far reaching south facing views and the current owners have created a fun, practical home, which is attractively presented and is an ideal for family living and entertaining.
The accommodation is well laid out and generous in its proportions.
Via a wide front door you enter into a welcoming entrance hall, with galleried staircase and conveniently placed boot room and cloak room.
Double doors open into a stunning drawing room with oak paneling, a handsome fireplace with a log burner and French doors that give access to the south facing terrace.
There is a study with views over the garden and on to a formal dining room that also enjoys the impressive view. There are a further two rooms, currently set up as a family room and ground floor bedroom.
To the left of the entrance hall, there is a fantastic traditionally styled family kitchen that has a pitched roof in one section, stone floor and is fitted with an extensive range of bespoke units, granite work surfaces, electric AGA and a butlers sink. The kitchen is open plan to an everyday dining space and an informal sitting area, which takes full advantage of the views over the gardens and countryside beyond, and has certainly been host to many family parties.
Further on from the kitchen is a utility room, excellent storage and a cloakroom, plus a door providing access out to the side of the house.
On the first floor there is a galleried landing, with a library/reading area where there is a balcony looking out to the front of the house.
The principal bedroom has a vaulted ceiling and double doors that open on to a small balcony a fantastic vantage point from which to enjoy the view and also boasts a generous en suite and a dressing room.
There are a further four double bedrooms, one of which has an en suite bathroom and all have built in wardrobes. There is also a family bathroom.
Occupying a superb setting, Upper Farm is approached via a private electric gated driveway bordered by an avenue of fruit trees on each side. The driveway arrives at a generous parking area before the front of the house. There are five open car ports and two garages.
The grounds have been well maintained to provide an attractive frame to the house.
The front garden laid to lawn with a mature ever green border and pretty selection of trees.
On the south side of the property is a paved terrace the overlooks the garden, an ideal area of al fresco dining, entertaining or relaxing and enjoying the view southward across paddocks and the countryside beyond.
The rear garden is mainly laid to lawn, with mature hedging and tree boundaries. Within the garden is an outdoor pool and pool house/party barn, which provides an excellent space for entertaining with a dining area, open fireplace and kitchen area. Also within the garden is a tennis court.
The grounds of the property extend over approximately 10 acres of paddocks, dotted with trees providing the most enviable view and surroundings.
The property benefits from permission to be replaced by a new classical Georgian style property with extensive accommodation approaching 10,000 sq ft.
Upper Farm occupies a spectacular rural setting on the fringe of the hamlet of Dippenhall, in the heart of unspoilt rolling countryside, close to the Surrey/Hampshire border.
Accessed via a quiet country lane and away from all major traffic routes, this is a wonderful country setting, within easy access of the old market town of Farnham and the conservation village of Crondall which both provide for day to day needs.
Crondall village has good local facilities including a village store/Post Office, two churches, a choice of public houses, C of E primary school, cricket ground, golf club and private hospital.
The Georgian market town of Farnham is approximately two and a half miles away and offers a comprehensive selection of amenities, a Waitrose and Sainsbury’s, a selection of branded and independent shops and restaurants, with a number of restaurants on the picturesque Castle St and Lion and Lamb Yard. The Maltings arts centre offers theatre, film and crafts fairs.
A more comprehensive range of shopping and recreational facilities may be found in the county town of Guildford.
Communications are excellent, with both the M3 (Junc.5) and the A31 giving swift access to the national motorway network, as well as Heathrow, Southampton and Gatwick airports. There are mainline train services from Farnham (55 minutes) or Fleet (44 minutes) to London Waterloo.
Locally are an excellent selection of schools including Crondall C of E Primary, Bentley C of E Primary, Mayhill Junior and Robert May’s in Odiham, Lord Wandsworth in Long Sutton, Barfield School in Farnham and Edgeborough, Frensham Heights and More House in Frensham.
Recreational and sporting opportunities include tennis at the David Lloyd Centre in Farnham. Local golf courses include Farhnam, Crondall, Hankley Common and Hindhead. There is also racing is held at Goodwood and Sandown Park, polo at Cowdray Park in Midhurst and sailing at both Chichester Harbour and nearby Frensham Ponds.
For outdoor enthusiasts, this part of Surrey offers excellent walking, cycling and riding opportunities directly accessible from the property and also across nearby countryside including Thursley Common, Hankley Common, Bourne Woods and Alice Holt Forest and Frensham Great and Little Ponds.
Square Footage: 5,663 sq ft
Acreage: 10.9 Acres
Services; Mains water and electricity. Oil fired central heating. LPG Gas. Private drainage.
Dippenhall, Hampshire, GU10
NEAREST STATIONSDistances are straight line measurements from the centre of the postcode
- Farnham Station2.3 miles
- Bentley Station2.5 miles
- Aldershot Station4.3 miles
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